Safety Attendant Sitter

HCA Salem , VA 24155

Posted 1 week ago

LewisGale Medical Center (LGMC) delivers quality care to our patients located in the beautiful mountainous region of Southwest Virginia. LGMC is a 521-bed acute care facility and is the largest hospital in the LewisGale Regional Health System (LGRHS). Through our extensive network stretching from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, we have the privilege of serving more than 250,000 patients each year. LewisGale is also ranked among the top hospitals in Virginia and the nation for benchmarked quality cancer care, patient safety and satisfaction and health outcomes. Lastly, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have ranked us among the top hospitals nationwide on quality measures for our services and treatments to address heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.


  • Accountable and Responsible for clinical judgment

  • Provides consistent, direct observation of assigned patients

  • Assures safe environment for patient at all times

  • Remains with patient at all times including observation during toileting, procedures and testing both in and out of room

  • Intervenes as needed to prevent patient from harming self or others

  • Seeks immediate assistance, as needed, in order to maintain safe environment for self, patient and others

  • Documents required information according to hospital policy

  • Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers

  • Stays abreast of new information pertaining to hospital/unit function and policies

  • Adheres to hospital and unit policies


  • High School Graduate or GED (required)


  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider upon hire or within 30 days of employment (required)


  • Related healthcare experience (preferred)


  • Full Time

  • Day Shift 7a-7p

  • Weekend & Holiday Requirements

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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